In the past, ransomware was a tool utilised only by the smartest of hackers, in high profile and highly destructive planned attacks. While the effects have always been detrimental, the probability of being subject to a financially crippling attack was extremely low. Unfortunately, this is no longer the case. It is no secret that businesses and individuals alike are at risk of a cyber-attack, with nearly 50% of all businesses suffering a breach in some form or another.
Hacking is becoming synonymous with state election processes: is this the new political norm?
The ‘payday’ lender Wonga suffered a significant data breach over the last week which may have affected approximately 245,000 accounts in the UK and another 25,000 in Poland. Wonga has stated on its website:
Technology Enabled Medical Care (TEC), could be the solution to many challenges facing the medical sector. Can cyber insurance help mitigate againt the portental cyber risks?
US Data Breaches hit an all time high in 2016
Stories about the Panama data breach, involving the Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca, hit the world’s media this week.